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1860's-early 1870's Willie Watson CDV Photo, Brooklyn, Kings County NY


#717 Brooklyn Genealogy:

On reverse: "Willie Watson" is handwritten in old pencil, with the same hand as these 2 photographs of Benjamin & Charles Field, sons of Warrington Field. Click here to see. Photo type: Victorian CDV carte de visite Photograph. Photographer: J.D. Davis, Artist, 287 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York, Kings County. (known to be Joseph D. Davis, photographist, and also seen listed as J.D. & W. Davis in the Brooklyn Directories)

It is assumed that the 3 boys found in photos were fellow Brooklyn friends or relatives.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Willie Watson in the 1870 United States Federal Census
Age in 1870: 12
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1870: Brooklyn Ward 21, Kings, New York
Household Members: Name Age
William Holland 30
Josephine Holland 29
Josephine M Holland 6
Eliza Dolan 30
John Watson 40 Book Keeper
Susan Watson 36
Willie Watson 12 (William Watson)
Lillie L Watson 10
James Watson 8
Hattie Watson 6

A beautiful full body image image of young Willie posing holding a wonderful brimmed felt hat, wearing his Sunday best. Found with these 2 photos, with same handwriting on back. Were they Cousins? Best Friends? Relatives? We do not know. This is a Civil War era CDV photo with a great image of Willie in excellent condition. It is slightly trimmed on edges, usually to fit into tight paper photo albums, as most were. Does not affect his actual image in any way. See the other 2 "Field" family boys here.

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy   Note: Hello from ~debra. I have spent years collecting over 10,000 ID’d lost family photos & paper from US flea markets & antique shops. I do the best gen research I can, but am always open to corrections. This is an original antique item, not a reprint. A new high quality rigid sleeve is included for extra protection, especially during shipping. You may buy a piece alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the front and back sent immediately via email, or both. Please search carefully, as they are often found together and many may be related. I also invite you to join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. Thank you, enjoy! ~Debra Clifford (contact info on top bar)

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